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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

Critics Protest Closing Texas Fishing Spot Rollover Pass

Critics Protest Closing Texas Fishing Spot Rollover Pass

Some fans of fishing at the popular Rollover Pass cut in Texas have protested plans to fill the gap and build a park and pier.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation

This Cat's Showdown With Rattler is Your Monday Motivation

Police in South Texas say a recent close call should serve as a warning for residents to keep a watchful eye out for snakes.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Park Ranger Discovers Mysterious 'Dr. Seuss' Plant

Park Ranger Discovers Mysterious 'Dr. Seuss' Plant

Texas park rangers at Atlanta State Park, southwest of Texarkana, shared a photo showing a pink and white fluffy ball on the park's Facebook page Tuesday. The post, which has been shared more than 1,600 times

Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Bluebonnets in Bloom - March 13, 2017

Bluebonnets in Bloom - March 13, 2017

Karrie's photo was featured in the Bluebonnets in Bloom segment on Monday, March 13, 2017.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017

Texas Cryptozoologist Researches Forest 'Monster'

Texas Cryptozoologist Researches Forest 'Monster'

For cryptozoologist Lyle Blackburn, the Southern Sasquatch remains an ever-elusive but endlessly fascinating subject, so much so he's now written his second book on the subject.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017

Ag Chief OKs Use of Poison to Bring a 'Hogpocalypse'

Ag Chief OKs Use of Poison to Bring a 'Hogpocalypse'

The Texas agriculture commissioner approved the use of a poison that he says may herald a "feral hog apocalypse" in a state where an estimated 2.5 million hogs roam.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Wild Texas Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in Wild Texas Deer

Chronic wasting disease, a fatal brain condition, has been detected in Texas free-ranging white-tailed deer for the first time, officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Cold Front Could Bring Temperature Changes, Rain By Weekend

Cold Front Could Bring Temperature Changes, Rain By Weekend

There will be a wide range of temperatures across North Texas and rain chances in this week's challenging forecast.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017

Allergy Problems? Blame Wind, Hill Country Mountain Cedar

Allergy Problems? Blame Wind, Hill Country Mountain Cedar

If you have allergies, south winds carrying Mountain Cedar pollen are probably making you feel worse.

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Up to 300 Endangered Salamanders Missing from Texas Facility

Up to 300 Endangered Salamanders Missing from Texas Facility

Up to 300 live, endangered salamanders disappeared from a federal facility south of Austin over Thanksgiving, and authorities say they may have been stolen because of a potential black market value of $15,000.

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Driver Sleeping at Light Found with 2 lbs of Pot, Stolen Gun
Driver Sleeping at Light Found with 2 lbs of Pot, Stolen Gun

Arlington police recovered two pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, cash and a stolen gun from a man's car after they found him sleeping at a red light.

Armed Man Robs, Rapes Woman at Home; Reward Offered
Armed Man Robs, Rapes Woman at Home; Reward Offered

Dallas police looking for help finding an armed man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman in her home last week; a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by Crime Stoppers.

Beloved Oak Cliff Restaurant Closing Down
Beloved Oak Cliff Restaurant Closing Down

A beloved North Oak Cliff staple for the last 62 years is closing its doors at the end of the month.

Man Shot, Killed Outside Home Near Fort Worth Stockyards
Man Shot, Killed Outside Home Near Fort Worth Stockyards

Detectives are investigating a homicide just north of the Fort Worth Stockyards on Wednesday morning.

Trump Tax Plan Slashes Individual and Corporate Rates
Trump Tax Plan Slashes Individual and Corporate Rates

President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's...

Reward Offered in Megan Getrum Death Investigation
Reward Offered in Megan Getrum Death Investigation

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in the death of 36-year-old Megan Leigh Getrum.